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Is dizziness common in pregnancy?

Is dizziness common in pregnancy?

Yes: It's very common. Tell your doctor, so you can rule out dangerous conditionns. Try drinking lots of water and eat regular meals. ...Read more

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Congestion headache and nausea is common in early pregnancy?

Congestion headache and nausea is common in early pregnancy?

Not uncommon: Typically, during first trimester, and into second trimester, migraine headaches are not rare, but usually as pregnancy proceeds, the headache problem evaporates, and labor and delivery usually unencumbered by headaches. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea common in late pregnancy?

Is diarrhea common in late pregnancy?

NO: No more common than for non-preganant. However, late in pregnancy, if carrying low, stools may need to be excessively soft to get past the babies head and this may be interpreted as diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is tiredness common in the first week of pregnancy?

Is tiredness common in the first week of pregnancy?

It can be: If anything seems unusual or unexpected, check with your ob. ...Read more

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Is iritis common in pregnancy?

Is iritis common in pregnancy?

No: This is rare. Causes should be investigated. Fortunately most cases of iritis can be controlled with topical eye drop medications (steroids) only. ...Read more

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Is shortness of breath common in pregnancy?

Is shortness of breath common in pregnancy?

Yes: Shortness of breath could be due to asthma or other complications during pregnancy. Shortness of breath is also a normal sensation frequently experienced during pregnancy due to the influence of the enlarged uterus on the diaphragm. Ask your ob/gyn doctor to listen to your lungs or check with your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Maybe yes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feeling tired), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and mild swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and food cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. Dizziness can happen with some women who have nausea and fatigue. ...Read more

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Is swelling in abdomen/feets/legs a common symptom in CTEPH?

Is swelling in abdomen/feets/legs a common symptom in CTEPH?

YES: When the Right Side of the heart fails due to untreated Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) the legs swell as well as the abdomen.... THIS IS NOW TREATABLE WITH PROPER MEDICATION(S) Consult with a Board Certified Cardiologist!!!!!! Hope this helps DrZ ...Read more

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Is change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Is  change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Not typical. : Without knowing you better, i can't say for sure. However one concern I have is gestational diabetes. It could also be gerd, or perhaps side effect of your prenatal vitamins. Please call your ob. ...Read more

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Are hot flashes a common symptom in pregnancy?

Are hot flashes a common symptom in pregnancy?

No: Traditional hot flashes are not all that common but certainly can occur. Overall feeling of "burning up" is very common in pregnancy. The developing fetus has a high metabolic rate and generates a lot of heat especially in the last few weeks. ...Read more

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Is it common to develop migraine headaches in pregnancy?

Is it common to develop migraine headaches in pregnancy?

Unfortunately, yes: The hormonal shifts in pregnancy commonly lead to changes in migraine, and can make headaches better or worse. While there are not many treatments available that approved for use in pregnancy, a neurologist can help you manage your symptoms until delivery, at which time they will hopefully improve. ...Read more

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Is tiredness and headache among the pregnancy symtomps?

Is tiredness and headache among the pregnancy symtomps?

Can be: Early pregnancy symptoms include spotting, cramping, fatigue, breast changes, nausea, headaches, mood swings, frequent urination, constipation and many others do a hpt to find out. ...Read more

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Is headache common in anemic patient?

Is headache common in anemic patient?

Not usual cause: If anemia became quite severe, possible that delivery of oxygen to brain would fall, prompting auto-regulation to dilate blood vessels as a response and that might cause a headache reaction. Typically, mild anemia does not cause headaches. Migraine itself far more common, and perhaps reason for your question. ...Read more

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How common are headaches in pregnancy?

How common are headaches in pregnancy?

Pretty common.: If you have headaches when non-pregnant, expect them to come more frequently during pregnancy. Estrogen effects dilate your brain vessels and account for the lowered threshold for migraines and common headaches in pregnancy and postpartum. Tylenol (acetaminophen) (1 gm) with Reglan (10 mg) is a great way to pharmaceutically treat headache in pregnancy - consult with a neurologist for migraines. ...Read more

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What is bloating in early pregnancy from?

What is bloating in early pregnancy from?

Hormonal fluctuation: Chnagesin the hormone profile in early pregnancy can lead ot bloating. Bloatign may also just be how your body processes the sensations of nasea that often accompany early pregnancy. Proghesterone and th epregnancy hormoen (beta hcg) are the leading culprits for this. ...Read more

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Is morning headache symptom of PMS or may be in v early pregnancy?

Is morning headache symptom of PMS or may be in v early pregnancy?

May be seen w either: Pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive ; anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting ; palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more